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Canon introduce new flagship flatbed scanner -

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Canon's new flagship CanoScan D2400U offers 48-bit colour depth 2400 dpi resolution and is fitted with a 6 element 'Super Galileo' lens, Canon claim it delivers fastest scan time in its class and will deliver glorious, highly detailed colour images that will satisfy the most discerning professional user.

They go on to say that the new six line 'Hyper CCD' sensor ensures precision scans that are a true reproduction of the original.

Scanning documents at 2400dpi creates massive amounts of scan data, therefore to speed up the scanning process, the new CanoScan D2400U implements a hardware 'lossless' compression technology. After a super-fast six second preview of your scan, the CanoScan D2400UF initialises the new lossless technology, which Canon say speeds up the transfer of the final scanned data.
 
Lossless compression is an advanced process that mathematically transforms raw scanned image data to a fraction of its original size. This compressed data is transferred via USB to the PC where the compression is reversed to reveal the full image data with no quality degradation or impairment giving faithful quality in an instant.

The 59 Canon film adapter unit FAU-13 comes with the 329 CanoScan D2400UF and is optional with the 279 CanoScan D2400U. It can be used to scan negative and positive, 35mm and medium-format films up to 5x4inch The film adapter unit features a uniform light that shines through the film onto the image capture device and allows an accurate scan to be made.

Original film media is highly vulnerable to dust & scratches. Canon has developed FARE to minimises the effects of these flaws in scanned image data. FARE uses infrared scanning to detect and quantify imperfections in the original film media. It then uses a software process to remove flaws; that Canon claim will guarantee superior quality scans.

The CanoScan D2400UF is compatible with Windows and Mac operating systems and comes with Adobe's PhotoShop 5.0 LE and scanner drivers for both platforms. Canon also bundles the scanner with Arcsoft PhotoBase and their own PhotoRecord (PC) or ImageBrowser (Mac) software as the tools to assist you in taking old film photography into the new digital realm.

Full specs of CanoScan D2400U
Type:
Desktop colour flatbed scanner
Scanning element: CCD
Light source: Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lamp
Optical resolution: 2400 x 4800 dpi
Selectable Resolution: 25 dpi - 9600 dpi
Interface: USB 1.1
Scanning gradation: 
  
Colour 48-bit input / 48-bit or 24-bit output
   Greyscale 16-bit input / 16-bit or 8-bit output
Maximum document size: A4 /letter  (216 x 297mm)
Preview speed: 9 sec
Scanning speed: (Transfer time to computer not included)
   Colour Less than 600 dpi: 4.50 msec/line, More than 601 dpi: 9.00 msec/line
   Greyscale Less than 600 dpi: 4.50 msec/line, More than 601 dpi: 9.00 msec/line
   B&W Less than 600 dpi: 4.50 msec/line, More than 601 dpi: 9.00 msec/line
Power supply: AC Adapter (100 - 240V)
Power consumption: 17W Operation power (20W max. with FAU), 8W Standby power
Dimensions: 286x461x92.5mm
Weight: Approx. 3.4 kg
Operating range: 
   Temperature:10 0C to 35 0C
   Humidity: 10% to 90% RH (without condensation formation)
*  With FAU-S13 , Humidity range is 20% to 80% RH
Operating System: Windows 98, 2000 Pro, ME, Apple Mac OS 8.5 or later

FAU-S13 for D2400U
Light source:
Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lamp
Film Handling: (Negative & Positive) 35mm Film (up to 3 frames), 120 format (up to 12 x 6), 4 x 5 inch format
Scanning speed: 4.5 to 162.0 msec/line
(Automatically selected to match film)
Power source: Supplied by scanner (D2400U)
Dimensions: 285x410x31mm
Weight: Approx 1.1 kg
Operating range: Temperature:10 0C to 35 0C
Humidity: 20% to 80% RH (without condensation formation)

For more info call is 0121 680 8062 or visit Canon on the internet at www.canon.co.uk.


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